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Husband and wife named Alaska State Writer Laureate and Individual Artist for 2015

...Reached at home in Fairbanks Wednesday, Klass said though she was in the room when her husband got the call from arts council chairman Ben Brown, Soos didn't tell her what had been said before handing her the phone, and she was completely taken...
Work starts on road to Tanana

...Tribal Council, downstream of Tanana, all approved resolutions of support for the project.However, Tanana Tribal Council Chairman Curtis Sommer told the newspaper that support in the town is about evenly split.He has concerns the road will bring...
Alaska faces fine over undeclared bullets, lighter

...Legislative Council meeting Wednesday, though not all the details were provided. It wasn't until after the meeting that council chairman Mike Hawker identified the lawmaker as Keller and said bullets were among the items Keller had tried to ship.The...
Lawmakers approve $500K furniture budget subcommittee of the Legislative Council recommended.The $44 million remodel was launched after Legislative Council Chairman Rep. Mike Hawker, an Anchorage Republican, signed a no-bid, 10-year lease extension.Hawker's Democratic...
In Alaska village, banishment helps keep peace

...steps to expel two men whose actions contributed to the homicides and who have threatened other community members, council Chairman Curtis Sommer said."This is the only way we have to remove individuals who are - how do we say it? - who are...
Sitka Tribe awarded $250,000 Kellogg grant

...said.STA was among 30 organizations from 18 states to share in the $13.7 million in Kellogg grants.STA Tribal Council Chairman Michael Baines said the council voted 6-0 at Wednesday night's meeting to accept the grant award. Voting in...
Lawmakers pleased with trip to D.C.

...the Bakken shale formation, a major site of oil and gas development in the United States.Stedman is the Energy Council chairman through this summer. The chairmanship rotates among veteran lawmakers who participate in the Energy Council.Rep...
Alaska Editorial: NMFS Alaska puts trawlers ahead of conservation

...Northwest delegation in supporting a delayed rollout of halibut bycatch cuts.That measure was shot down 7-4, with council Chairman Eric Olson and Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Cora Campbell immediately speaking out against Balsiger's...
My Turn: Weigh in on Board of Fish Proposal 243

...submitted to the BoF by March 5, 2013.Send to:Alaska Department of Fish and GameBoards Support SectionP.O. Box 115526Juneau, AK 99811-5526or fax to:(907) 465-6094? Baines is the Council Chairman of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska.
Council approves fully accountable office plans

...lawmakers administered their own accounts, it was considered taxable income.Rep. Mike Hawker, who took over as council chairman earlier this year, researched the issue and solicited input from a tax and auditing firm. He said he concluded...


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